Joseph Coyne is an exercise physiologist and sport scientist from Gold Coast, Australia. He currently serves as Manager of Interdisciplinary Staff at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Performance Institute Shanghai. In this role he oversees the technical coaching team (MMA coaches) and performance service team (dietetics, strength and conditioning, sport science, and physical therapy) to UFC rostered and academy athletes. Coyne was the Performance Manager for the EXOS team servicing the Chinese Olympic Committee in the lead-up to the 2016 Olympics and served as the Chinese Athletics Association’s sprint and jump physical preparation coach. Coyne owns and operates Sports Injury & Performance Clinic, based in Casuarina, NSW, Australia.
Coyne is currently a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) scholar at Edith Cowan University. He received an M.S. in Research in Sports Science from Edith Cowan in 2015. He is certified as a Data Scientist with R and a Quantitative Analyst with R from Data Camp. Coyne works as a reviewer for both the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research and the Journal of Australian Strength and Conditioning Research. Joseph is a sought-after speaker who has lectured at a number of international conferences including in China, the United Kingdom, the United States, Australia, and New Zealand.
Coyne discusses multiple topics in this episode, including sand sprinting, special strength for sprinters and jumpers, ideas on maximal strength for sprint athletes, complex training, ideas on jump training and the “maximal displacement” theory, and hamstring training. He also shares insight into his work with the 1080 Sprint and kBox.
In this podcast, Dr. Joseph Coyne and Joel discuss:
- Benefits of maximal displacement as opposed to a simple RSI test in the vertical jump work.
- How he uses the 1080 Sprint and kBox to train his athletes.
- Modalities of training to limit injury risk with sprinters.
- Programming non-technical training for jumpers and sprinters.
- His use of the Nordic Curl in training.
- Use of eccentric training.
Podcast total run time is 1:09:23.
Keywords: hamstrings, sprint training, 1080 Sprint, kBox